Celebrating the Holidays in Times of Loss

Instead of “What is happening to my life?” and thinking on the things that I have suffered, I began to feel the Lord open my heart to the things that I actually have not lost. Here before me are beautiful children. We lost a close family friend, some have lost a child, others a parent. But still, in the words of a beautiful woman who lost a nephew, “We need to celebrate the living. That is where we focus.”

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A Home for God

This summer, I inadvertently have been getting in shape. Somewhere along the line, I decided to take a walk this summer with my daughter before she went on a nannying trip with family friends to the Caribbean. Walking at the local arboretum full of lush, natural landscaping, rolling hills, abundant wildlife and old brick structures […]

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